Press & Awards Crowdfunding: How it could save the planet CNBC – 10 April 2014 Abundance is recognised as an industry leader in renewable energy crowdfunding by CNBC, inspiring similar initiatives in the USA. BBC reports that renewable energy ISAs through Abundance could double returns BBC – 30 March 2014 Brian Milligan of BBC Your Money visits an Abundance project and explores how savers could earn better returns through the new Peer-to-Peer ISAs. Ethical investments: Zoe Williams' DIY money manifesto features Abundance Generation The Guardian – 08 March 2014 Guardian columnist Zoe Williams on why she took all her investable wealth out of normal financial circulation and put some into Abundance projects Abundance chosen as best low risk, income generating investment by Investors Chronicle Investors Chronicle – 21 February 2014 The technology behind the investments is well established - which is where it differs from traditional crowdfunding projects where your money is being used to back brand new inventions. Demand is high. Bruce Davis, co-founder of Abundance, interviewed on Bloomberg TV Bloomberg TV – 29 January 2014 The joint Managing Director of Abundance, Bruce Davis, spoke on Bloomberg TV's The Pulse about crowdfunding for renewable energy sources. Abundance chosen as a game-changer by industry experts in the financial technology sector FinTech 50 – 29 January 2014 A tribute to the pioneers who are redefining financial services ... Abundance puts the investor in control and its FCA-regulated platform revolutionises the experience of investing. Investors offered inflation-linked solar panel crowdfunding that could pay an average 7.35% for 20 years This is Money – 03 January 2014 Green energy investment platform Abundance Generation has announced the launch of the UK's first ever crowdfunding project where returns are protected from inflation. Renewable energy catching up on property as the UK's top investment choice Mindful Money – 13 December 2013 A national survey found that renewable energy is the British public's top investment choice after property... reflecting fast growing public support for green power. 10 Best Secret Santa Gifts Under £10 The Independent – 9 December 2013 If you're buying for a friend that isn't into the shopping fest that is Christmas, consider investing in a renewable energy project on their behalf. Osborne set to announce tax free treatment for peer-to-peer lending Financial Times – 4 December 2013 The news would be a huge win for British investors up and down the country and be a seminal moment for our industry... It's a sign of the industry growing up and maturing. Nottingham solar project raises £500,000 in less than a month Blue & Green Tomorrow – 20 November 2013 SunShare Nottingham raises its minimum £500,000 target in under a month thanks to the support of 337 investors, who praise the local and sustainability benefits of the project. Abundance Generation sets crowdfunding record with Nottingham solar venture Business Green – 24 October 2013 Nottingham Sunshare scheme raises over £400,000 in less than a month as interest in green crowdfunding model swells. Abundance wins Solar Power Portal Award Solar Power Portal – 09 October 2013 We picked up the prize for Most Innovative Marketing Campaign at the Solar Power Portal Awards, for our work with BNRG Hoo Solar. Partnership in bid to open up renewable energy for advisers FT Adviser – 07 October 2013 After a period of my own research and due diligence I do now feel comfortable recommending these types of crowdfunding projects to my clients. Crowdfunding steps into mainstream after green energy venture makes investments available through IFA portal This is Money (Daily Mail) – 25 September 2013 Abundance Generation announced it is to launch an IFA portal to allow advisers to handle investments on behalf of clients. The news represents a leap forward for crowdfunding and places the alternative finance route closer to mainstream finance products. Could crowdfunding help scale up renewable energy projects? The Guardian – 09 July 2013 The Minister for Climate Change, Greg Barker, recently said that crowdfunding could be an "incredibly powerful" way to deliver a "decentralised energy system". Abundance is leading the charge! Renewable energy investors offered returns in Abundance The Guardian – 06 July 2013 A good write up in Guardian of our fourth project to go live, Oakapple One. Solar can shine with Democratic Finance The Independent – 05 July 2013 Democratic finance is a new way of building on the success of peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and other forms of people-powered money schemes. Abundance wins Business Green's Small Business of the Year Award Business Green – 03 July 2013 We picked up the fantastic Small Business of the Year Award at Business Green's annual Leaders Awards ceremony. Crowdfunding offers alternatives to traditional investing The Guardian – 04 May 2013 Abundance gets a great mention in a Guardian Money article on crowdfunding. Crowdfunding does work Mail on Sunday – 18 June 2013 The biggest draw for most people is that the industry operates outside of traditional banking structures, meaning you have greater direct control over your finances. Crowdfunding offers alternatives to traditional investing The Guardian – 04 May 2013 Abundance gets a great mention in a Guardian Money article on crowdfunding. Abundance win Deal of the Year at prestige New Energy & Cleantech Awards 23 March 2013 Running against some established and well known financiers of renewable energy, Abundance won Deal of the Year for the structuring of their first project, Resilient Energy Great Dunkilns. Abundance Generation Fastest Growing Crowdfunding Platform in Renewable Energy Investments TriplePundit – 20 December 2012 Abundance Generation is a UK company that has, in six months, attracted almost £1.5million in renewable energy investments. This makes Abundance the fastest growing crowdfunding platform to date. Is crowd-funding the future for wind farms in the UK? BBC – 29 October 2012 Ray Furlong from the BBC paid a visit to the Resilient Energy Great Dunkilns turbine and met some of the local investors. 'I want to invest in firms that think about the future': How ethical investors can shift the way firms think Mail on Sunday – 13 October 2012 Abundance customer Jen Morgan talks to the Mail on Sunday about ethical investing. If the Tories really want to be green... The Independent – 07 October 2012 Our man Bruce Davis comments on Conservative environmental policy in the Independent on Sunday. Product review: Abundance Generation solar energy investment Financial Times Adviser – 31 August 2012 When the sun shines, the returns will rise in this new solar energy project with a low minimum investment. Profit from your principles with green energy Mail on Sunday – 25 August 2012 Opportunities are increasing to gain solid returns from renewable and clean energy through funds that target wind, solar and water power projects. Crowdfunding: Invest in green energy with Abundance lovemoney.com – 23 August 2012 Risk is the other crucial issue and thankfully it's fairly low. That's because the energy prices are mostly fixed, and the equipment is insured. What's more, Abundance is regulated by the FCA, so you can be confident that this isn't a scam. Extraordinary popular solution: funding from crowds? Bloomberg – 18 June 2012 Bloomberg singles out Abundance as an example of the correct way to go about the crowd financing of renewable energy projects. Abundance – Small business, big idea The Guardian – 18 May 2012 Founder Karl Harder's 'democratic finance' means anyone with £5 can invest in renewable energy projects. Interview with Bruce Davis, Founder of Abundance Transact – 16 May 2012 Transact met up with Bruce Davis to discuss his latest venture, Abundance, a platform that aims to make it possible for anyone to invest in renewable energy. Wind farm finance pilot venture This is Somerset – 03 May 2012 It is the first renewable energy project in the country that anyone can invest in through a finance model by 'green financiers' Abundance Generation. Online renewable energy finance platform suspends offer Greenwise – 30 April 2012 PowerWind has given assurances about the delivery of the turbine, but we decided a cautious approach would be the better option as so suspended the offer forthwith. We will return to examine the project for a fresh offer once we are satisfied that these developments have been resolved. Small investors get the chance to invest in wind energy project from as little as £5 Greenwise – 28 April 2012 We are a building society for the 21st century. Building societies stepped in when banks wouldn't fund houses and we are doing the same for renewables. Buy into renewable energy for less than a bottle of wine Do The Green Thing – 27 April 2012 Think Plugging Into Better Electricity is the best thing since sliced bread? Well now you have an excellent opportunity to invest in the renewable energy sector with Abundance Generation. Green energy investment for £5 HVN Plus – 24 April 2012 Seen as an alternative to banking returns, it allows people who want their cash to back green projects a more focused way of contributing to change, while benefitting financially. We get the budgets we deserve ResPublica – 24 April 2012 Turbine finance scheme national first for St Briavels This is Gloucester – 24 April 2012 The immediate community will also get £20,000 a year from the profits of the turbine. Invest in green energy for just £5 The Guardian – 21 April 2012 We are enabling small investors to produce a regular return from the generation and sale of 100% green electricity from wind, solar, hydro and other renewable energy sources. Would you invest a fiver in a wind turbine? Business Green – 20 April 2012 On fracking and wind we are having the wrong debates The Guardian – 19 April 2012 Projects fuel interest in renewable returns Financial Times – 14 April 2012 We estimate the effective rate of return to be in the range of 6.5-8.5 per cent over the life of the project.